3 days in Colorado Springs Itinerary

3 days in Colorado Springs Itinerary

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Colorado Springs

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Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
On the 2nd (Fri), find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, then make a trip to Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, and then expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy. On the next day, examine the collection at Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip planner.

Chicago to Colorado Springs is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Chicago to Colorado Springs, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Colorado Springs, with lows of 58°F. On the 4th (Sun), you'll travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Tours · Adventure

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Colorado Springs

— 1 day
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, take in the dramatic scenery at The Broadmoor Seven Falls, and then walk around Garden of the Gods.

Before you visit Colorado Springs, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums
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